The greatest story ever told. Ever.

At the end of my freshman year, I had a damaging experience. The kind of experience that changes the way you look at life forever. I will never be the same. On May 27 of the year 2000, I had a catheter put in. With no anesthesia. I’ve debated telling this story for a long […]

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Winter sucks — yeah, we know, so buck up

I have an announcement to make: It’s cold. It’s snowy. Winter sucks. I just wanted to clear that up for everybody, once and for all. Now all of you who thought it necessary to write “it’s snowing!” on your IM away messages for the last two months can rest easy. EVERYBODY KNOWS. We need to […]

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A parent’s guide to inflicting psychological damage

I realized over this winter break that all of our parents are crazy. And, in turn, that they have made us all crazy in some way or another. I mean, how else do you explain a university that has the world’s largest gymnasium, third-largest library, and Toad’s all within a block of each other? I’ve […]

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Tall (drunken) tales from a Yalie who knows

I have a problem. And if you are a wild and crazy Yalie like me, you probably have it, too. In fact, I know you do, because I see all of you do it all the time. You’ve even done it to me. Let me give you an example: At the Stiles/Morse screw a couple […]

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Rovzar builds his resume with geriatric nudity

I’ve always been impressed with the things that Yalies do for their summer vacations. I’ve heard the most amazing stories. Some people were teargassed, some nurtured homeless refugees and some even saved lives. People saw a lot of profound things, too. Beauty in the devastating poverty of the Dominican Republic. The running of the bulls […]

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Touching, poignant ‘Vagina’ opens at Shubert

Eve Ensler was worried about vaginas. So she traveled around the world asking women questions like “If your vagina got dressed, what would it wear?” and receiving answers like “A male tuxedo, sequins and tattoos.” The result was “The Vagina Monologues,” a show that is short, funny and poignant. It comes to the Shubert Theater […]

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Cross Campus filled with candles, silence

Nearly 3,000 students silently converged on Cross Campus last night to commemorate the tragedies of yesterday’s terrorist attacks. Yale President Richard Levin and University Chaplain Frederick Streets organized the largest of a series of vigils held on and around campus Tuesday evening. Students pressed between Berkeley’s north and south courtyards, from Sterling Memorial Library to […]

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Long Wharf Theater loses its artistic director

In a move that shocked New Haven theatergoers, Doug Hughes, the artistic director of The Long Wharf Theater, resigned from his position this summer following five years of service. This departure leaves two of Connecticut’s biggest regional theaters headless. The Yale Repertory Theater and Yale School of Drama have been searching for over a year […]

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Exhibition shows off recent grads’ designs

The Yale School of Architecture kicked off a new exhibition yesterday which showcases the exemplary work of some of their up-and-coming recent graduates. Yale President Richard Levin spoke at an opening ceremony last night for the show, which occupies the gallery space on the ground floor of the Art and Architecture building. The exhibition, called […]

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‘StaXXX’ trailer has stacks — and some skin

Porn ‘N Chicken delivered a hint of the former and none of the latter at its much-hyped Tercentennial weekend preview of “The StaXXX.” Rather than screening the movie, the would-be pornographers attached a trailer for it to a Yale Film Society preview of “The Golden Bowl,” a new Merchant/Ivory film, which was screened at the […]

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Drama dean is leaving; is prestige already gone?

Members of the Yale drama community are beginning to wonder why almost a full year after Stan Wojewodski, the dean of the Yale School of Drama, announced his resignation, there is still no replacement in sight. Nearly one year ago, Wojewodski announced he would leave his post at the drama school and as artistic director […]

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British Art Center head to leave position

After five years at the helm of the second-largest museum of British art in the world, Yale Center for British Art Director Patrick McCaughey is stepping down from his post. McCaughey announced March 9 that he will leave his position when his contract runs out in June. Since his appointment in 1996 McCaughey has helped […]

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